Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: https://spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/index.php/harold-g-koenig-m-d

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

He, Shulan, Jiangping Li, Zhizhong Wang, Liqun Wang, Lan Liu, Xian Sun, Saad Al Shohaib, and Harold G. Koenig. “Early-life exposure to famine and late-life depression: Does leukocyte telomere length mediate the association?” J Affect Disord 274 (September 1, 2020): 223–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.082.

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32469808
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Smothers, Zachary, Jennifer Tu, Colleen Grochowski, and Harold Koenig. “A Survey of Medical Student Experiences of Patients' Religion and Spirituality at One Medical School.” Acad Psychiatry 44, no. 4 (August 2020): 496–97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40596-020-01232-x.

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32399835
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Mantri, Sneha, Jennifer Mah Lawson, ZhiZhong Wang, and Harold G. Koenig. “Identifying Moral Injury in Healthcare Professionals: The Moral Injury Symptom Scale-HP.” J Relig Health, July 17, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01065-w.

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32681398
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Saffari, Mohsen, Hormoz Sanaeinasab, Masoume Mobini, Mojtaba Sepandi, Hojat Rashidi-Jahan, Mohammad G. Sehlo, and Harold G. Koenig. “Effect of a health-education program using motivational interviewing on oral health behavior and self-efficacy in pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial.” Eur J Oral Sci, July 3, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/eos.12704.

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32618034
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Saffari, Mohsen, Hormoz Sanaeinasab, Hassan Jafarzadeh, Mojtaba Sepandi, Keisha-Gaye N. O’Garo, Harold G. Koenig, and Amir H. Pakpour. “Educational Intervention Based on the Health Belief Model to Modify Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease in Police Officers in Iran: A Quasi-experimental Study.” J Prev Med Public Health 53, no. 4 (July 2020): 275–84. https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.20.095.

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32752597
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Dew, Rachel E., Bernard Fuemmeler, and Harold G. Koenig. “Trajectories of Religious Change From Adolescence to Adulthood, and Demographic, Environmental, and Psychiatric Correlates.” J Nerv Ment Dis 208, no. 6 (June 2020): 466–75. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001154.

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32053568
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